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Magnificent and rare!RAPHAEL JACQUEMIN Iconographie génerale et Méthodique Costume du IVe au XIXe siècle. Collection gravée. Avec introduction et table methodique. Paris L'auther Rue Royer-Collard 1869. First edition. Folio. 200 hand colored plates, …

From Skarstedt Rare Books


Fashion Academy by Hartman, Emil Alvin (editor)

NY: Thomsen-Ellis Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and spine.. 1938. Hardcover. Quite an elegant little Art Deco number with wood grain patterned paper, cloth spine, and debossed copper foil plaque on front boards. Gilt-acc…

From Old Saratoga Books


Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade by Dennis, Patrick

Dennis, Patrick: Auntie Mame, An Irreverent Escapade. 1959, Vanguard Press. First Edition, 30th Printing Thus. Used. Biography. Good-/Good- Rare original dust jacket. The funniest book you will ever read. Original source material for the hit Broadway Pla…

From Mary Riversong Books


How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying by Mead, Shepherd

Mead, Shepherd. How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, A Dastard's Guide To Fame and Fortune. First Edition, Stated Second Printing Thus, Simon & Schuster, 1952. Comedy. Original source material for the smash Broadway play and film. Used. Good…

From Mary Riversong Books


Flair Magazine by Fleur Cowles

This is the complete set of the 12 monthly issues that were printed of "Flair" which was edited by Fleur Fenton Cowles published in New York. It was known for its popular writers and quality production. These are in the original hardcover canvas collectib…

From Cabin of Curiosities



Cream boards with figure on cover in colors and gilt. Fine copy in near fine color pictorial dust jacket (spine of dust jacket professionally strengthened). The dust jacket repeats Plate XXI: "A Costume for the Fantastic Shop": a masked harlequin holds al…

From Marilyn Braiterman Rare Books


Journal des Dames et des Modes 1912 by T.A. [Tommaso Antogini]

First edition of all 79 issues, complete with 186 hand-coloured pochoir engravings after fashion plates by some of the greatest artists of the era. Number 742 of only 1250 sets on Holland paper (out of a total edition of 1279). Complete set of this styli…

From Florilegius


Cut My Cote by Dorothy K. Burnham

Stickers that likely carried former owner's name, now crossed out, on front cover and ffep; bookstore stamp on bottom right corner and top left handwritten in tiny letters over the title. Otherwise a clean and sound copy of this intriguing book; no other …

From Friends of Multnomah County Library


The Jewels of the Duchess of Windsor by John Culme; Nicholas Rayner

NY: Vendome Pr, 1987. First American edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Vendome Press, 1987, first printing. 4to., 9 3/4" x 12 1/2", 224pp., lavishly illustrated with full color plates and black and white photos and reproductions.…

From The Wild Muse


Theatru Mulierum by Hollar, Wenceslaus

London: Laurie & Whittle, 1792. Circa 1792. 8vo, original plain blue wrappers in modern cloth folding slipcase lined in marbled paper. Extreme lower edge of front wrapper creased and fragile; mild wear at lower spine. Internally attractive with strong…

From Marilyn Braiterman Rare Books


Album d'Articles de Voyages d'après les Modèles de Messieurs Godillot Père et Fils, Brèvetès Malletiers du Roi by GODILLOT

Paris: Fabrique Générale d'Articles de Voyages, 1840. First Edition. Alexis Godillot (1816-1893) was a contemporary of Louis Vuitton (1821-1892) and first achieved renown in Paris for his beautiful hand-made luggage. With a workshop situated just a few…

From Rare Illustrated Books


Vogue Patterns November, 1965 by Vogue Pattern Service,

New York: Vogue Pattern Service,, 1965. Thick folio filled with classic mid-century fashion designs, including Paris originals and international couturier designs, dresses, coordinates, sportwear, resort, childrens bridal, etc. Book is Very Good, 1" …

From Dale Steffey Books


Freddy Goes To Florida by Brooks, Walter

Brooks, Walter: Freddy Goes To Florida. First Edition, 2nd printing thus. Originally published as "To And Again", in 1927, this renamed First Edition Thus was published in 1949 by Alfred A. Knopf. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese. .Hardcover. Used. Not an exlib…

From Mary Riversong Books


ILLUSTRATIONS OF ENGLISH AND FOREIGN COSTUME, from the Fifteenth Century to the Present Day. A Series of Ninety-Six Full Length Portraits, Engraved by the Pauquet Brothers, after the Designs of Albert Durer, Titian, [etc.] by Pauquet, [Hippolyte and Polydore]

London: Henry Sotheran and Co., 1875. Folio (leaves 30.9 cm tall). [4] text leaves, 96 full-page hand-colored plates, rectos only. Rebound in library cloth with ink stamps on first page of index, but no markings on the plates. All leaves mounted on s…

From Eilenberger Rare Books, LLC


Tres Parisien Le Mode Le Chic L'Elegance May 1922 by Joumard, G. P. Editor

Paris: G. P. Joumard, 1922. Book. Illus. by Various. Very Good +. Soft cover. First Printing of the First Edition. Very good with some chipping and tears to the very fragile ( vellum ? ) cover papers. Fortunately, none of this extends into either the fro…

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